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    October 7, 2012
    5:30 - 5:59pm PDT  

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10/7/12 you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >> a wild weekend of events in the bay area from street fairs to street week and sporting events. it's drawing to a close but not over yet. good evening. let's start with a look at the roads at this hour. joins us from the traffic center. yesterday pretty light. >> yesterday was light you are exactly right. and today we're starting to see convest goes out there. live conditions from chopper 5. we are hearing reports of southbound embarcadero slow. and as the events wrap up for today, we had a lot of people, a lot of foot traffic. seems like they paid attention and most people used
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mass transit. but again bart saw an increase this rider ship. kind of give you an overview of what else is happening. if you are working your way, delays and the right lane remains closed. lower deck of the bay bridge starting to see congestion. extra volume out of san francisco across the lower deck in towards the east. most of the conditions around treasure island. yellow and red here on our sensors. you are going to see delays on headed toward at&t park. 6:37 first pitch. also 49ers game has wrapped up. 101 seeing delays. if you are going to head out the door, give yourself a few extra minutes. >> thank you much. fleet week and america 's cup are finished
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but the embarcadero is still the place to be for sports fan. at&t park in all the action. >> reporter: there is action here and we're about an hour away from that first pitch. you can see all the fans are still pouring in. they've been doing it for the last hour and a half. this game tonight is the capper of one crazy day in san francisco. from a parade celebrating a heritage day to the cast troe street pharaoh owe castro street fair celebrating everything. there was no shortage for things to do in san francisco. america's cup racing continued in the bay waters. the blue angels in the sky. and bluegrass in the park.
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and while we're all primary colors, red rained in the park. then last but not least, orange october at at&t park as giants fans filled the stadium and hoped their boys slam it to that other red team. >> it's a crazy day. crazy weekend. >> it was great. two and a half until people coming in. >> you were one of them. >> hopefully. >> with the millions of people in the city today, things went smathly. right now you can see the fans are still going in here. traffic is always tight up here whenever the giants are in town, everything seems to be going smoothly. >> thanks so much. with so much warning about possible traffic jams, people listened and took public transportation so much so that hit record
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numbers. with parking as high as $80 people were fine with leaving the car at home. >> most people heard the advice, don't drive to san francisco this weekend. >> every newspaper, every television station, yes. we heard them all. >> from channel 5 matter of fact. >> bart shattered weekend day record. 319,484 people. the old record was under 288,000 set in 2007 when the bay bridge was cloedz. the average 202,000. >> more money for us to reinvest in the system for things like new train cars, repairing the system that we already have. >> speaking of money, that's another reason to stay out of the car. >> for gas reasons. for the price of the gas. >> also hitting new record highs this weekend in california. what better time to
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take cal train. >> going to be safe and drop us right off at the bart. >> others traded traffic for a boat. >> we said let's relax on the boat. go under the water and have a great time. >> those who did choose to drive, paid a premium. many car lots jacked up their prices just for the weekend. >> $30. >> are you glad you didn't drive? >> this couple paid. >> little bit more than what i expected. >> near the ballpark, we found parking up to $80. call it paying for convenience but for hundreds of thousands, not parking was the easiest way to go. in san francisco, cbs 5. >> take a look at this. a new era in space flight tonight with a launch of a private low owned rocket to the international space station. live pictures of florida and the rocket has just launched.
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it's the first of a dozen supply flights under contract with nasa. carrying about 1,000 pounds of food, clothes, experiments and equipment. >> as the search continues for whoever killed a woman, her family is turning to social media. 55-year-old susie was found dead friday night. her death is still a mystery. the family has a web site to get tips and leads. also put the word out on facebook and twitter. >> she was attacked. she was murdered. >> i'm glad we all have the supporters here to honor her. she was a great woman. >> the family's car was stolen out of their garage. police are looking for a blue 2011 subaru, out back 1 a 1 f 6 a 0 license
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plate. contact police. >> governor brown is taking action to bring down gas prices. he directed the california air resources to take emergency steps to increase the state's gas supply. directed the board to allow oil refineries to make an early transition to winter blend gasoline. that's not typically sold until the end of the month. a gallon of regular is averaging more than $4.65 in the state. if you want to find stations where you can save cash, go to cbssf.com/gas, enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. october is breast cancer awareness month and one woman's story makes it clear not everyone is aware. a month month woman says she feels violated after an airport pat down. she was flying to celebrate being breast cancer free.
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>> this photo album reminds her of the toughest period in her life. >> this was 13 days after my first kemo. and the friends that encouraged her flights. >> last week she flew from kansas city to indianapolis to celebrate five year anniversary of beating cancer. she says a tsa agent asked her to step aside. what happened next makes her sick to her stomach. >> i stand her with my arms in the air and somebody is feeling my chest and everybody is looking at me wondering what does this woman have on her chest? >> she says she told the agent she had silicone implants from surgery and chemotherapy left her breast with 20 inches of scar tissue. she never asked if she wanted a private pat down or too tender to be touched. she was caught off guard and forgot to ask. >> i was dumb struck.
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i stood there. >> those moments made her feel violated. >> i was just so shocked i was numb. and as the days went by i got angry. i don't want this to happen to me again and to another woman either. >> we took her concerns straight to the tsa. spokes person tells us despite advances in technology, a physical pat down is still necessary in some cases. we work to make our screening -- level of security americans want and deserve. the agent should have asked her if she wanted a private pat down and her organization is now investigating. >> the tsa also says passengers who have a medical condition can fill out a notification card to hand to an agent. the cards can be downloaded online. president obama heads to
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california to replenish campaign cash. zigzagging the country with 30 days left before election day. >> should california require labeling food that contained genetically modified organism? the coast is clear of fog that is. now the clouds rolling in and the chances of you needing an umbrella. the pinpoint forecast as eyewitness news continues on cbs 5. >> closed captioning brought to you by ,,
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presidential election, both candidates are criss-crossig the country... leading ralls and raising with just 30 days until the presidential election, both candidates are crossing the country leading rallies and raising money. president obama is in california tonight on first day of two day visit. mitt romney is back in a crucial swing state of florida. >> reporter: with one month until election day, mitt romney is focusing on florida. the romney campaign says 12,000 people came out for his rally sunday. >> we're going to win florida
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and take back the white house. >> national polls show the race for the white house is tightening. analysts say wednesday's debate gave romney much needed momentum. the republican nominee is criticizing president obama's performance. now, days later we're hearing his excuses and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >> on face the nation, obama advisor argued romney misrepresented his policies at the first of the debate. >> he delivered a very good performance. it was completely unrooted in fact and the positions he's taken before. >> are you saying governor romney lied? >> yeah. i think he was dishonest. absolutely. >> obama campaign isn't give specifics that he may make for round 2. >> he'll look at that tape and he'll make the adjustments that he thinks are necessary. >> today, the president is in california focusing on raising
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more cash for the final stretch of the election. in september the obama team and the democratic party raised $181 million. the biggest one month total of the campaign. cbs news. >> tomorrow president obama will attend a campaign fundraiser at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. he's already raised more than $30 million in california. earlier in the day, he'll be in the central valley. food labeling is the subject on the ballot. proposition 37 would require food -- both sides discussed the issue this morning. supported the proposition 37 say genetic engineering forced insecticides.
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>> in fact, genetically modified food or engineered ingredients are no different than any other type of ingredients. that's why they don't require labeling today. >> we do believe genetically engineered foods are problematic. leads to health affects that are showing up in the studies. environmental problems. the latest polls show voters favor proposition 37 by a margin of 2 to 1. >> we have our san francisco giants and game 2 action hosting the reds. 58 degrees at game time. your back to work forecast as eyewitness news continues. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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from the cbs 5 weather center good evening. high temperatures across the bay area. unseasonably cool for this time of year. 62 degrees in san francisco to 77 in sonoma. it's a live weather camera looking out towards the marine layer. streaming across the coastal areas. will be pushing on shore tonight. current air temperature stands from 74 degrees in redwood city. low 70s at this hour in liver more with westerly at 15. santa rosa is 70. low 60s in san francisco. another view this time looking out towards the bay. 66 degrees in oakland and alameda. your forecast tonight
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partly cloudy in overnight. sunset officially at 6:42. lots of clear skies. otherwise tomorrow, we'll continue that thing with the partly cloudy conditions. does call for a chance of a shower in the forecast. we'll pinpoint that. tonight, overnight, 40s and 50s to overnight lows. winds rotate to the southeast at 15. do you see that? there it is. that meandering area of low pressure. not going anywhere very quickly. it's a very complex weather forecast. right now latest computer models want to bring it on shore and dip to the south with chance of a shower by tuesday. otherwise, moves inland, it's a whole different story. widespread across the bay area. getting a brand new work week, 76 in sacramento. low 60s. meanwhile, your highs tomorrow
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going down ever so gently. 60s, 70s peninsula. 73 your outside number in brentwood. 67 in santa rosa. cooler than today. extended forecast, slight chance of a rain shower on tuesday and wednesday. i'm not looking at anything measurable and we have warmer conditions by the tail end of the work week. that's your pinpoint forecast. lots going on. >> the 49ers are much hotter than weather forecast. put up huge numbers against the bills. we have those and big news regarding the giants. and the a's drop the ball. did they drop the game against the tigers? we're up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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translate regular season sus into t strong point for the a's this season has been their pull pen. not trance -- bull pen. detroit up 2-1. got the lefty to pop it up. coming in. basket catch? no. would have ended the inning. two run score. detroit leads 3-2. top of the 8th. scored on a wild pitch to tie up the very next pitch. josh goes deep. the a's take a 4-3 lead. fans stunned. bottom of the 8th. couldn't handle the fast ball. another run scores and the game is tied at 4. so it
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stays that way until the bottom of the 9th. loaded the bases and then don kelly hit a fly ball to the out field. is it deep enough? yes. way too late. scores. the tiger s win 5-4. the a's are now on the brink of elimination. >> you have to let it move on. you won't let it be prepared to the best of your capabilities on tuesday. you just got to let it go. ended up making a basket catch that popped out of his glove. extremely good center fielder. again, covered a lot of ground to get to the ball. just ended up popping out. the giants are hoping to even their series tonight. kim coil has big news from at&t. >> reporter: told reporters today that he won't be the guy throwing a tantrum just because he didn't get what he wants. what he wanted was to be the
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starter in game 3 of the divisional series. that honor will go to ryan. what does that mean for the two time winner? he says he will be available out of the bull pen tonight as he was last night. given up 12 runs in his last two starts. >> it's not easy to tell a pitcher to accomplish what he has and we know what he's done for us. you have to look what's happening today in this year. and like i said, he understands that. so these things are never easy. i go back to 2010 when he wasn't even on the review of systemser. one of the toughest calls. you have to do what you think is right and we think this is the right thing to do. it's fair to say timmy hasn't been as sharp this year. >> reporter: he is no stranger
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to pitching out of the bull pen if you remember back in 2010 he faced three batteries in game 6. he could announce his game for a starter as early as tonight. kim coyle, cbs 5 sports. >> game 2 is 35 minutes away. nfl giving up yards last week, 49ers coaches called the buffalo bills defensive line the most talented they would face so far. maybe the coaches just needed to see. pull into a tie. for first in the nfc west. second quarter, 49ers driving mid field. all day to set it up. he's got kyle williams moves to the inside. williams for a touchdown. 49ers up 10-3. right before the half , the defense making plays. great tackle and tight end chandler recovers the football. on the very next play, the 49ers go for
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the end zone. perfect pass. the 49ers led 17 -3. this game was over by half-time. the 49ers offense put up 621 yards on the bill. 4th quarter up 24-3. alex smith 10 yards. smith threw. the 49ers roll 45- 45-3. . >> offensive leader. couldn't have been better . a lot of penalty yards having big plays called back. that's the scary thing. could have been worse. >> need to carry it to the next game. i don't want to talk about this game so much. i'm amped to play next week. that game is over with. >> and we'll see you in half an hour on cbs 5. good night.
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